Irwin Jacobs' Lake Minnetonka home.

Jacobs estate sale called off after daughter obtains restraining order

The gallery handling the sale cited "unforeseen family circumstances."
West Metro
6:26pm
Assistant park manager Nick Bartels pointed to an area of the main road leading into Fort Snelling State Park that had been temporarily repaired in Ma

Fort Snelling State Park reopens six months after extensive flood damage

Officials said the park would initially reopen to the public in July.
West Metro
12:58pm

Officers named in fatal shooting of Richfield man

The five officers remain on administrative leave.
South Metro
September 14

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Sept. 15

BIRCHWOOD AUG. 4 Suspicious person. A deputy checking on a 1:45 a.m. report of a suspicious person in the 500 block of Wildwood Avenue…
West Metro
September 14
Excelsior, a former resort town on Lake Minnetonka, has century-old summer cottages and houses from every era since — and home values are spiking.

Excelsior grapples with identity amid boom of new construction

The Lake Minnetonka city likes its small-town feel but knows you can't always get what you want.
West Metro
September 13

Golden Valley man charged in fatal headbutting of downtown Mpls. bar patron

Authorities allege that the attack on Aleksandre Sambelashvili appeared unprovoked.
Duluth
September 13
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison speaks after a bill signing ceremony in July. Ellison said that the former board was “asleep at the switch

Minn. nonprofit used nearly $1M to fund for-profit businesses, AG says

After a three-year investigation, Praying Pelican Missions was ordered to overhaul its polices and leadership.
West Metro
September 11
Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson.

Sheriff: No new information to be immediately released on police killing of Richfield man

The Sheriff's Office said it's premature to release videos or other details of the incident.
West Metro
September 10
A photo of the man seen in a police pursuit livestreamed on the Facebook page of Brian J. Quinones.

Police dashcam footage of man's shooting death after pursuit will be released in 'near future'

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office refused to name the officers involved or comment on the case.
West Metro
September 10
Carver County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot Archer Amorosi during a mental health crisis outside his mother’s Chanhassen home. In his grief, Arc

Family of teen killed in police standoff says Carver County violated data laws

Two sheriff's deputies shot Archer Amorosi last year after the teenager charged them with a hatchet and BB gun.
West Metro
September 10

Waconia driver dies in collision with semi near Glencoe

According to the State Patrol, the truck heading west on Hwy. 212 had the right of way at the intersection when it struck the car going south.
West Metro
September 10
A Wyoming city employee rounded up a stray donkey on Monday, Sept. 9, from a hobby farm across the road from the police department.

Right to remain stubborn? Wyoming, Minn., police round up fugitive donkeys

For the third time in the past several weeks, Wyoming officers, staffers and investigators on Monday had to corral wayward donkeys from a hobby farm just across the road from the police department.
West Metro
September 9

Brooklyn Park woman charged with killing son after locking him in garage in winter

She's accused of locking 8-year-old in a garage overnight in February.
West Metro
September 8
Police lined up as onlookers shouted after an officer-involved shooting Saturday night in Richfield by Edina police.

Man livestreams chase before fatal encounter with Edina police

Up to 12 minutes of the pursuit, which ended in Richfield, was livestreamed on Facebook.
West Metro
September 8

10 years in prison for robber who struck Walgreens 5 times in Twin Cities for drugs

One haul in Edina netted more than $50,000 in drugs, authorities said.
West Metro
September 7

Hindu Temple of Minnesota celebrates renovation of temple

Thousands of Hindu devotees gathered at the Hindu Temple of Minnesota to celebrate the renovation of the temple.
South Metro
September 7

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Sept. 8

ANDOVER AUG. 13 Drunken driver. An officer responded to a report of a possible drunken driver in the 13700 block of NW. Round Lake…
West Metro
September 6

Bicyclist killed in Minneapolis crash with light-rail train was Richfield man

John Edward Casey was the 15th fatality along the Blue Line.
South Metro
September 6
Bruce Copenhaver Credit: Facebook

Body believed to be that of missing boater is located in river near Belle Plaine

The discovery was made not far from where the man's unoccupied boat was found several days earlier.
West Metro
September 5
“My father was exceedingly accomplished [and] exceedingly humble.” — son Rob Segal

Martin Segal, groundbreaking pathologist and master clarinetist, dies at 98

Segal founded and led the first nationally accredited pathology lab in the Twin Cities at what is now Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.
West Metro
September 5

Parent sues Edina schools over strip-search of second-grader

An Edina schools spokesperson said the district "vehemently denies the allegations in this lawsuit and will defend itself from these inaccurate and misleading claims."